Category: Welterweight Division

Yoshiko Hirano returns at ROAD FC 45 on December 23, set to compete in 145 to 175-pound division

Yoshiko Hirano is set to compete on December 23 at the all-female ROAD FC 45 event. Hirano will be fighting as part of the organization’s new 145 to 175-pound division. Her opponent has not yet been announced. Continue reading “Yoshiko Hirano returns at ROAD FC 45 on December 23, set to compete in 145 to 175-pound division”

UFC Fight Pass to feature women’s welterweight fight on January 17, Maura Tynanes VS Holli Salazar set for AFC 136

A women’s welterweight fight between Maura Tynanes and Holli “The Hunter” Salazar has been added to the AFC 136 event on January 17th. The event will air live on UFC Fight Pass. Continue reading “UFC Fight Pass to feature women’s welterweight fight on January 17, Maura Tynanes VS Holli Salazar set for AFC 136”

Gabi Garcia and King Reina confirmed for RIZIN FF year-end event on December 29/31, opponents not yet announced

Gabi Garcia and King Reina will both compete in MMA fights at the RIZIN Fighting Federation year-end event, taking place on December 29 and 31. The exact date and opponents have not yet been announced. Continue reading “Gabi Garcia and King Reina confirmed for RIZIN FF year-end event on December 29/31, opponents not yet announced”

Welterweight Spotlight: A look at potential King Reina opponent, Svetlana Khautova

One of the most popular fighters in the world right now is no doubt RIZIN Fighting Federation superstar, King Reina. The 21-year-old made her professional MMA debut in November 2016 and in less than a year has picked up a 7-0 record and is currently the number-one ranked women’s welterweight fighter in the world. Continue reading “Welterweight Spotlight: A look at potential King Reina opponent, Svetlana Khautova”